Cuneo finished 1. set in only 22 minutes, with 25:14. It was leading with 8:4 to the first technical timeout.
The team of Placì kept the lead and to the second technical timeout the result was 16:6. The difference increased further and Cuneo won the first set with 25:19.
In 2. set the situation was is identical to the previous set. Padova was recovering a couple of times, trying to lower the differnce in result.
Th team of Montagnani evened the result 15:15 and recover from 19:15 to 19:18. However, Cuneo closes the set with 25:19.
Ngapeth was the most effective player and was elected MVP of the match at the end.
In the last set Padova placed a couple of breaks that allowed its recovering, but Cuneo managed to keep the advantage and closed the set in 24 minutes with 25:19.
The results in sets: 25:14, 25:19, 25:19
BRE BANCA Lannutti Cuneo: Grbic 5, Vissotto 11, Fortunato 4, Mastrangelo 6, Wijsmans 12, Ngapeth 9, Henno (L); Caceres 2
Did not enter: Van Lankvelt, Vesely, Patriarca, Rossi, Baranowicz, Pieri (L)
Coach: Camillo Placì
FIDIA PADOVA: Gonzalez 1, Schwarz 2, De Marchi 11, Simeonov 12, Semenzato 5, Suljagic, Zingaro (L); Tiberti, Cricca 4, Koshikawa, Rosso 3, Garghella (L)
Did not enter: Giannotti
Coach: Paul Montagnani
Referee: Tanasi – Astengo
Length: 22 ‘, 27’, 24 ‘. Tot 73 ‘
MVP: Earvin Ngapeth